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Augusta

Augusta mayor selected for national leadership program

July 16, 2019

Augusta Chronicle

Mayor Hardie Davis has been selected as a participant in the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative.

Augusta clean-up compares to others but mayor wants more

July 15, 2019

Augusta Chronicle

Augusta’s effort to eradicate blight is comparable to other Georgia cities, but Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis said there has not been real dedication to it.

Coliseum Authority votes to move forward with downtown location for new arena

July 10, 2019

Augusta Chronicle

Ending almost two years of stalemate, the Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority voted 5-1 to proceed with conceptual design and community outreach on a plan to build a new James Brown Arena on authority property downtown.

Mayor’s letter about arena location encourages, perplexes

July 3, 2019

Augusta Chronicle

Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis’ decision to reverse course on where to build a new James Brown Arena turned heads Monday but continues to raise questions as his former supporter on the Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority, Darren Smith, claims another site remains a viable option.

Commission might remove 4 Coliseum Authority members

June 28, 2019

Augusta Chronicle

Frustrated with a lack of progress on a new James Brown Arena, the Augusta Commission looked at removing four members of the Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority before putting the action off to its next meeting in two weeks after legal questions arose.

Dyess and Fleming parks and Brigham Center need attention, Augusta commissioners say

June 28, 2019

Augusta Chronicle

A workshop on capital projects for the Augusta Recreation and Parks Department got a lot of suggestions from the Augusta Commission

Recycling in Augusta needs more education, participation

June 26, 2019

Augusta Chronicle

Augusta’s recycling program has peaked out at about 30 percent of households and is also plagued by people who put the wrong things out for curbside recycling.

Dyess Park community center raises question of repair or replace

June 26, 2019

Augusta Chronicle

A historic community center at Dyess Park has Augusta officials questioning whether the money to repair it would be better spent on a larger replacement.

City's zero tolerance drug policy maintained after commission subcommittee debate

June 18, 2019

Augusta Chronicle

An Augusta Commission subcommittee debated whether to change city policy Monday but ultimately kept its "zero tolerance" stance for termination after a failed drug test.

Augusta transportation sales tax list continues to grow

June 13, 2019

Augusta Chronicle

The current list is likely to be culled as city Engineering Director Hameed Malik said the tax is projected to raise $508 million over 10 years to spend on specified projects.

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